Ella Mary Smith, beloved wife of the late Paul Edward Smith, passed away on October 2, 2015 at the age of 86.
She was born September 6, 1929, the daughter of the late Roy Sr. and Viola (Brown) Urbain. Mary had worked at Murphy’s in Brazil and as a bakery manager at the Rosedale IGA. She married Paul Smith and together they raised their children in Bridgeton where they were residents for nearly 60 years. Mary enjoyed reading, cooking, gardening, yard work and artistic painting, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Smith and her 4 brothers and 4 sisters.
Mary is survived by her children, Diane, Lewis, Della, Phyliss, Paula; foster son, John; sister, Hazel Moore; brother, Gary Urbain; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, as well as extended family and friends.
Services will be Monday, October 5, 2015 at 1pm at French Funeral Home with Pastor Perry Mager officiating. Burial will follow at Clear Run Cemetery in Bridgeton. Visitation will be Sunday at 4pm until 8pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bridgeton Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 62 Bridgeton, IN 47836.Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.